2nd Ukrainian Front
|2nd Ukrainian Front|
Standard of the 2nd Ukrainian Front
|Role||Co-ordination and conduct of Red Army Operations in Ukraine, South-Eastern and Central Europe|
|Engagements||World War II|
On October 20, 1943 the Steppe Front was renamed the 2nd Ukrainian Front.
- 6th Guards Tank Army – Major General A.G. Kravchenko
- 4th Guards Army – Ivan Galanin
- 7th Guards Army- Lieutenant General M.S. Shumilov
- 27th Army – Lieutenant General S.G. Trofimenko
- 40th Army – Lieutenant General Filipp Zhmachenko
- 52nd Army – Lieutenant General K.A.Koroteev
- 53rd Army – Lieutenant General Ivan Managarov
- 18th Tank Corps – Major General V.I. Polozkov
- Cavalry-Mechanized Group Gorshkov – Major General S.I. Gorshkov
On 1 January 1945, during the Siege of Budapest, the Front consisted of the
- 7th Guards Army,
- 27th Army
- 40th Army
- 53rd Army
- 6th Guards Tank Army,
- a Cavalry mechanized group consisting of 4th and 6th Guards Cavalry Corps,
- 5th Air Army.
On 10 June 1945, in accordance with a Stavka directive of 29 May 1945, the 2nd Ukrainian Front was disbanded. Elements thereof were incorporated into Headquarters Odessa Military District.